How to Backup and Restore Network Shares in Windows 10?

Windows 10 allows the user to share his or her locally connected printers and stored files with other users over the network. Shared files can be accessible for reading and writing to others. Shared printers can be used for printing on the remote computer. You can backup your network shares in Windows 10 and restore them later. Here is how.

Here is How to Backup and Restore Network Shares in Windows 10:

  • STEP 1: At first, open the Registry Editor app. To do so, just press Win+R, type regedit.exe and press OK.
  • STEP 2: Then go to the Registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\LanmanServer\Shares.
  • STEP 3: After that, right-click on the Share folder and select Export… from the context menu.
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  • STEP 4: Finally, browse for the folder where you want to store your REG file and click on the Save button.

To restore Network Shares, just double-click on your REG file and confirm the import operation. If you have UAC enabled in Windows 10, you’ll will be prompted to permit the operation.
At last, restart your Windows 10.

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